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January 20, 2018 11:40 AM Australia bushfires: 1,000 flee Royal National Park in Sydney

Two hundred are rescued by boat as firefighters continue to tackle two bushfires in Sydney's Royal National Park. Fire service spokesman James Morris said the Royal National Park in Sydney - a popular destination for holidaymakers - had to be evacuated on Saturday. About 200 people, including those at a junior surf carnival, had to be rescued by firefighters 4

January 19, 2018 4:40 PM Fifth teenager charged with murder and affray after the death of Kyle Yule in October in Gillingham

A fifth teenager has been charged with the murder of Gillingham teen Kyle Yule. Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate detectives charged a 16-year-old boy with murder and affray earlier today. The murder enquiry was launched after Kent Police were called to East Street in Gillingham at 8:10pm on Friday, October 6 where Kyle Yule had been fatally injured 5

January 19, 2018 4:28 PM Cops: Maine man punches self in face to avoid sobriety test

BELFAST, Maine (AP) - Police in Maine have accused a man of punching himself in the face three times to avoid a sobriety test. Police in the town of Belfast say they found 27-year-old Brian Fogg in his car, stuck in a ditch last week. WGME-TV reports police said when they tried to test for his blood-alcohol level, Fogg punched himself in the face, causing 2

January 19, 2018 4:16 PM Bungling burglars launch dim-witted ram raid on a HOSPITAL and flee empty-handed leaving their car behind

Mindless thieves drove a 4x4 into a hospital in a ram-raid bid but left empty-handed whey they got the vehicle stuck inside. The gang drove a Mitsubishi Pajero through the automatic doors of Aneurin Bean hospital in Ebbw Vale, south Wales in the early hours of January 11. They caused thousands of pounds of damage to the NHS building in the botched raid, which 8

January 17, 2018 7:38 AM The incredible moment a meteorite bursts through the atmosphere and lights up the night sky over Detroit before causing an EARTHQUAKE as it crashes down to earth

Footage of a meteorite falling from the heavens was captured by multiple cameras throughout Michigan Tuesday evening. One clip shows a street view of a quiet, snowy residential neighborhood located just outside of Detroit. As the camera focuses on cars going by, the night sky increasingly turns a cosmic green. At the top of the screen a small object 10

January 15, 2018 11:51 PM 'I had my girlfriend in my room, so it's been alright': Nick Kyrgios' cheeky remark about his stunning partner sends crowd into hysterics at the Australian Open

Australian Open spectators erupted into laughter on Monday night after Nick Kygrios made a cheeky remark about his girlfriend Ajla Tomljanovic during his post-match interview. The young Australian tennis player, who defeated world No.98 Rogerio Dutra Silva, was chatting about how he spent his time the week before his first match when he made the funny 4

January 14, 2018 12:01 AM Budget flights rise causing flight path residents distress, campaigners say

THE RAPID rise in budget flights to eastern Europe is blighting the lives of residents living under flight paths near Luton airport, it has been claimed. Noisy Airbus A321s, the preferred aircraft of many budget carriers, have been flying as low as 4,000ft above people’s gardens in Hertfordshire, campaigners say. It comes as the airport’s owner is trying 16

January 12, 2018 11:17 AM Chewing mints makes bad breath WORSE instead of freshening it, claims expert as he reveals the foods that DO work

This is the most common cause. Bacteria that build up on your teeth – particularly between them – as well as your tongue and gums, can produce unpleasant-smelling gases. These bacteria are also responsible for gum disease and tooth decay. Eating strongly flavoured foods, such as garlic, onions and spices, is likely to make your breath smell. Strong-smelling 2

January 11, 2018 5:37 PM Man jailed for setting off fireworks in town centre

A man has been jailed for six months for “recklessly” setting off fireworks in a busy street. Norman Wood, 48, lit the fireworks outside St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall, Orkney, on the afternoon of Saturday December 30. The town’s Broad Street filled with smoke, obscuring the view of drivers in the area. Wood was sentenced at Kirkwall Sheriff Court on Wednesday 7

January 11, 2018 4:46 PM North Devon man admits breaking woman's eye socket

A Bideford man has been warned he faces jail after admitting breaking a woman’s eye socket. Jamie Thorne, of Clifton Street in Bideford, pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm when he appeared at Exeter Crown Court. The court was told Thorne has a number of previous convictions for violence against women. “He has a record for violence against 11